pedroeric

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Sorry if i have scared you but took this one last year while it was sun bathing.

 

trouble with my printer could be late commenting and replys today, if I don't catch up tomorrow.

Fly

Sorry if i have scared you but took this one last year while it was sun bathing.

 

trouble with my printer could be late commenting and replys today, if I don't catch up tomorrow.

comments (16)

Wonderful detail Peter! I've always admired their colouring, great to look at your picture smile
Pedroeric: Thanks Martin glad you liked it.
Great macro shot, Peter - wonderful iridescence on the back.
Pedroeric: Thanks Tom glad he stayed still long enough to capture him.
  • lisl
  • England
  • 22 Feb 2012, 14:45
Is this what you call a Greenbottle, pedroeric? He is very photogenic, and you have inspired me to show some pictures of flies, myself. Everyone says "ugh" when I say I photograph flies!
Pedroeric: Thanks Lisl yes it is and there not every one's cup of tea.looking forward to your posts.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 22 Feb 2012, 15:11
You have surpassed yourself Pedroeric!
Pedroeric: Thanks Chris glad it stayed still long enough to get it.
Superb close-up Pedroeric, you and Ray make a good partnership at this sort of Macro.
Pedroeric: Thanks Brian think Ray the winner.
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 22 Feb 2012, 21:30
What a wonderful close-up -and the sunbath enhanced the magic colours of this insect! I also like the green background and its patterns.
Pedroeric: Thanks Philline glad you like it.
  • Alan
  • United Kingdom
  • 22 Feb 2012, 23:12
Well, I suppose his mother loved him, at least. So this is what they look like seconds before they get zapped with my fly swapper.
  • Alan
  • United Kingdom
  • 22 Feb 2012, 23:12
Well, I suppose his mother loved him, at least. So this is what they look like seconds before they get zapped with my fly swapper.
Pedroeric: Thanks Alan not every one's cup of tea.
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 23 Feb 2012, 00:12
Lovely colours, and a snappy hairstyle...she would grace any garden, Pedroeric.
Pedroeric: Thanks Ray trouble is the garden full of them when the sun shines.
Awesome macro there!!! Well done- so perfectly sharp!!!
Pedroeric: Thanks Elizabeth pleased with it myself.
Excellent shot
Pedroeric: Thanks John just pleased he stayed still long enough.
  • Fred Adams
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 23 Feb 2012, 14:14
Fantastic shot Peter - that leaf looks like a lush green carpet!
Pedroeric: Thanks Fred the leaf is a Fox Glove.
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 23 Feb 2012, 17:03
A likey to me. Those colours..... FABULOUS. Love this kind of pictures.
Pedroeric: Thanks Astrid me too when you can get close enough.
SO shimmery & the greens are lovely.
Pedroeric: Thanks Jacqulyn just glad he stayed still long enough.
Am so speechless right now this is beautyful...
Pedroeric: Thanks Adeyemi not every one's cup of tea.
like the textures here. looks like a metallic sheen
Pedroeric: Thanks Ayush glad you liked it.

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